Find the best place to stay — Skipton

Where to stay around Skipton?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 315 holiday lettings near Skipton. From 252 cottages to 23 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Skipton is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Skipton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Skipton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Skipton Castle: 668 holiday lettings
  • Skipton Station: 668 holiday lettings
  • Craven Museum and Gallery: 670 holiday lettings
  • The Mart Theatre: 662 holiday lettings
  • Nidderdale Museum: 662 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Skipton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Skipton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 252 cottages in Skipton. Our other popular types of Skipton holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including boats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Skipton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Skipton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Skipton, England is a perfect choice for your next breakaway to the UK

    Mild weather, fun activities and interesting attractions are just a few of the reasons that Skipton is a great choice for a breakaway. A holiday rental home in Skipton will put you close to all of the best that this region has to offer. You will feel right at home in your well-appointed rental.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Skipton, England

    There is much to do whilst on holiday to Skipton. Many companies offer boat tours. Some last just a couple of hours, and others last all day. Some of these cruises focus on exploring the history of the area. Others are lunch or dinner cruises. A number of spas can also be found nearby. Enjoy a massage, facial or other treatment. This is a wonderful treat whilst on a relaxing holiday. Hiking and cycling are popular outdoor activities in and near Skipton and there are many scenic trails on which to enjoy both.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Skipton, England

    There are many fun and interesting attractions located in and near Skipton. Like the rest of England, Skipton has a long and rich history. Testaments of this history can be seen in the numerous castles and ancient churches that dot the nearby landscape. The Skipton Castle is one example, and is very popular with those on holiday to the area. You will also find interesting museums such as the Craven Museum and Gallery. This attraction combines both history and art exhibits so there is something to appeal to every visitor. The Copper Dragon and Brewery and Visitor Centre is another popular attraction. Learn about how beer is made as you watch the process from start to finish. After the tour you can visit the brewery shop and buy some beer or a fun memento of your visit.

    Weather in Skipton, England

    The winters in Skipton can be a bit chilly and the summers are very mild. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between 1° and 3° C and the average highs are 5° to 7° C. In the spring the average lows are 3° to 6° C and the average highs are 10° to 13° C. The summer brings lows of 8° to 11° C and highs of 16° to 18° C. There is some rain each month.

    Travel to Skipton, England

    The closest airport to Skipton is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) which is just 25 km away. Another nearby airport is Ringway International Airport (MAN) which is located 70 km from Skipton. Some visitors prefer to have a car for use during their stay.

    Attractions in and around Skipton

    First time in Skipton and looking for places to see? Don't miss landmarks such as Bolton Abbey, Skipton Castle and Parcevall Hall Gardens. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Thornton Hall Farm Country Park, Gordale Scar and Malham Cove. Activities around the area include Ilkley Golf Club, Ilkley Pool and Lido and North Cliffe Woods. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Bronte Parsonage Museum, Kirkstall Abbey and Turkish Baths and Health Spa during your stay. Other places to visit in town include Kilnsey Park Estate, Pen-y-Ghent and Craven Museum and Gallery.